Judy Mae Skelton

Judy Mae Skelton

Judy Mae Skelton, 71, passed away January 4, 2016 at UPMC Hamot, surrounded by her loving family. Judy was born February 21, 1944. She was the eldest child of James John and Elena Mae (Billings) Skelton. Besides her parents she is preceded in death by a brother Brian Skelton (1988), niece Vicki Woods (2006) and […]

Thrifty Threads Continues To Give All Year Long

Thrifty Threads Continues To Give All Year Long

Every year during the Christmas holidays many groups try to assist the less fortunate among us. All over the area there are toy drives, extra food drives, and gift trees at area churches. In front of the grocery and department stores the Salvation Army has their annual Kettle Drive to raise funds for the needy […]

Todays Quote – 01-01-16 Happy New Year

Todays Quote – 01-01-16 Happy New Year

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” ~Mark Twain

Wise Words – Healthy Resolutions

Wise Words – Healthy Resolutions

Submitted by Dr Becky Wise As we come to the beginning of another year, it’s time for new resolutions again. The tradition is to mark New Year’s Day a new beginning with new promises. Traditionally, each person makes one promise for change for the year, and announces it publically. Saying it out loud makes you […]

Tricia Ann “Terter” McAndrew

Tricia Ann “Terter” McAndrew

Tricia Ann “Terter” McAndrew, age 45, of McKean Twp., passed away Friday, December 25, 2015, at Millcreek Community Hospital, after a courageous battle with ovarian cancer. She was born in Erie on June 9, 1970, the daughter of Bonnie Rose Kinnear McAndrew Oleson and her husband, Neil E. Oleson (step-father) of McKean and the late […]

Faith Aileen Dzara

Faith Aileen Dzara

Faith Aileen Dzara, age 26, resident of Rye, Colorado, passed away tragically on December 21, 2015 at her home. Born on December 9, 1989 in Erie, PA, Faith is a daughter of Fred T. Dzara and the late Vickie Lee Woods Dzara. Dzara, Faith A graduate of Cambridge Springs High School in the Class of […]

J.W.Parker Middle School Adds Buddy Bench to Playground

J.W.Parker Middle School Adds Buddy Bench to Playground

EDINBORO, PA (December 22, 2015) – James W. Parker Middle School is the latest General McLane school to join the trend of preventing loneliness during recess. Thanks to a $500 grant received from the Pennsylvania School Counselors Association (PSCA), the school was able to add a Buddy Bench to its playground. According to Pennsylvania School […]

Lancer Letter – Peace Calm Quiet

Lancer Letter – Peace Calm Quiet

Submitted by Richard Scaletta, GM School District Peace. Calm. Quiet. Classrooms abuzz. Little ones fraught with anticipation. Electricity in the air. Peace. Calm. Quiet. Special programs. Special projects. Special effort to address less fortunate families. Peace. Calm. Quiet. Curriculum to cover. Only ten days left to the semester after Christmas. Keep the pace. Keep the […]

Dr. Ross Victor Pineo

Dr. Ross Victor Pineo

Dr. Ross Victor Pineo of Erie and formerly of Meadville, passed from this life on Monday, December 21, 2015 after losing a long battle with depression. He was born January 25, 1975 in Meadville to Att. William Pineo and Dr. Patricia Prather Pineo. He graduated from Conneaut Lake High School in 1992, from Dickinson College […]

Lancer Letter – A Simpler Gift

Lancer Letter – A Simpler Gift

Submitted by Richard Scaletta, GM School District Author’s Note: For the next three weeks, I will be rerunning a three part series which I wrote for the holiday season in 2011. I call it the “Simple Gift series” and I hope you agree it is worth printing again. Note: This week, we continue with part […]

Linda D. Herrington

Linda D. Herrington

Linda D. Herrington, 59, died peacefully in her sleep on December 2, 2015, surrounded by her family. Linda’s life-long passion was art. She loved warm sun, sand, waves, and the ocean. She loved watching birds and had a fondness for animals. She was an amazing cook and had a stellar green-thumb. Linda loved Winnie the […]

Bonnie Borland Langill

Bonnie Borland Langill

Bonnie Borland Langill, was born in Erie, August 8, 1949 and after an 11 year battle with cancer, passed on to God’s care at home, surrounded by her family and the loving support of many. Bonnie graduated from General McLane in 1967, attended Wooster College, and graduated from Edinboro University in 1970. She passed on […]